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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Historic Old Town

Historic Old Town
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Krakow Segway Tour Including Old Town and Optional Visit to Podgórze
Ranked #2 of 271 things to do in Krakow
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The 13th century merchants' town is home to Europe's largest market square and offers numerous historical houses, palaces and churches with magnificent interiors, 14th century fortifications, ancient synagogues, Jagiellonian University and the Gothic cathedral where the kings of Poland were buried.
Gdansk, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2013

There's no need to write a review for the City Centre of Cracow. Come and see. Hundreds od cafes, Sukiennice buliding, Mariacki Church. Visit some restaurants around. Short walk to Wawel castle and Vistula River.

Visited February 2013
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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Well preserved and lots to see”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

The old town is very interesting with wonderful buildings from different periods of history. We were very impressed with the way it's been preserved and how clean everything is. It is great to see an old building like the Cloth Hall still in use today.

Visited December 2012
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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Pretty but not much to do”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Pretty square, but not too much to do. You can tell Krakow isn't established yet as a tourist destination, any other European Square that pretty would have loads of cafes and bars along the square. Definitely worth seeing when you are in Krakow, but don't expect the same standard of square as other cities

Visited February 2013
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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“Pretty old town, lots of churches”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

The old town of Krakow is very pretty with lots of historical buildings and nice squares, and very many churches, including the dome where the former Pope John Paul II was preaching.
If you want to get the most of your experience, try visiting the tower on the market square and listen to the trumpet player.
Also, winter season can be very cold, so bring warm clothing!

Visited November 2012
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Andover, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant Krakow”
Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

an amazing place to go and visit the food is very cheap and so is the beer. very cold in winter but I'll be more than happy to go there again

Thank TOOlaxx
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